These vegan fashion designers will change the way you see your wardrobe
January might be almost over, but for many veganuary is set to go beyond the month, and the dinner plate. While designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Stella McCartney have been championing
While completely overhauling your wardrobe isn’t exactly sustainable, you can definitely start adding to it with these vegan clothing brands and vegan fashion designers.
Vegan clothing brands
The two aforementioned designers aside, there are plenty of niche brands you may not have heard of which are creating quite a stir in the sartorial world. Melie Bianco sells only 100% vegan and sweatshop-free clothing, while Umasan’s gender-fluid pieces are made of eco materials.
When shopping for vegan clothing, it’s always important to check the label too. For example, New York brand Miakoda 100% recycled packaging and 100% plant-based material fibres.
Also make sure you ask about packaging. Too many brands still rely on plastic packaging, which we all know end up in our oceans and damaging our planet. Ideally, you’d want them wrapped in recyclable paper or re-usable fabric.
If you’d rather shun leather handbags in favour of some
With that in mind, you can also find plenty of high-quality, affordable vegan leather shoes around, from the likes of OlsenHaus and London-based Bourgeois Boheme.
Author: Penny Goldstone